PM Kiril Petkov to meet with miners from the Maritsa East Mines complex

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov is to visit the Maritsa East Mines complex in the town of Radnevo today, where he will meet with workers and trade unionists, and will get acquainted with the production process. PM Petkov will lay an emphasis on..

15.04.22 06:10 |

EU Commissioner Timmermans promises fair energy transition in Sofia

The first real step on the road to Bulgaria's green transition is the National Plan for Recovery and Sustainability, said Prime Minister Stefan Yanev at the forum "Green Transition - Solutions and Challenges for Bulgaria", which is also attended by..

15.10.21 12:31 |

Protest of miners expected in Sofia

The employees of the Maritsa East Mines are planning to organize a rally in Sofia today. They will protest with the demand that the operation of the power plants of the coal complex be guaranteed at least until 2040. "We will not allow decisions for..

13.10.21 07:05 |
Bulgaria’s caretaker Minister of Energy Andrey Zhivkov

Minister of Energy Andrey Zhivkov: There is no electricity shortage in Bulgaria

There is no electricity shortage in Bulgaria. The gas storage facility in Chiren operates at 70% of its total capacity . Analysts predict that gas prices will remain high and that gas markets will not calm before the second quarter of 2022. Gas..

10.10.21 11:03 |
Ivelina Vasileva

Bulgaria to substitute coal mining for hydrogen delivery: chair of parliamentary environment committee

“Bulgaria will build 200 kilometres of gas pipelines worth 250 million euro in the Maritsa coal basin, indicates   the updated national restoration plan under which the country is to receive EU funding for sustainable development. The pipes can..

17.02.21 10:19 |

Local authorities hold key to successful transition of coal mining areas

Having an economy with zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 - this is provided by the European Climate Pact of the EC, related to the desire to stop climate change. The new policy will affect the sectors of the economy that pollute the..

09.02.21 13:35 |

Preservation of coal mining is among Bulgaria’s priorities: Minister Petkova

Our main goal and priority is to preserve coal mining in Bulgaria and ensure continued operation of the thermal power plants, in order to guarantee this country’s energy security, Bulgaria’s Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said at a meeting with..

26.09.19 17:52 |
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